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GLOBAL NEW INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY: DEVELOPED V DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, 2004-2016, $BN

One of the surprises of 2016 was that developed economies regained their lead over developing countries in renewables investment.

GLOBAL TRENDS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT 2016, $BN

The figure provides a detailed breakdown of both new investment and acquisition activity in 2016, and in every prior year since 2004.

GLOBAL TRANSACTIONS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY, 2016, $BN

The figure shows the types of investment that made up the total financing for renewables in 2016.

GLOBAL NEW INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY BY ASSET CLASS, 2004-2016, $BN

The figure shows the trend of global new investment since 2004 in renewable energy

Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2017 – Key Findings

The latest Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2017 report finds that, despite investment in renewable energy in 2016 falling 23% to $241.6 billion compared to 2015, last year saw record amounts of clean power capacity added.

Range of levelised costs of energy

For selected commercially available renewable energy technologies compared to non-renewable energy costs – cost development, 2010 – 2015.

Overview storage capacity of different energy storage systems

Storage technology is now available for different stages of development, varying project scales, and for meeting both short and long-term energy storage needs.

Potential locations and applications of electricity storage in the power system

A full range of storage technologies.